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Miles
Basic information Name: Miles
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: Australia
Mass:help 265 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  IIE
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIE
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIE
Recommended:  Iron, IIE    [explanation]

This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIE.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 77:

Miles

Queensland, Australia

Found 1992

Iron (IIE), with silicate inclusions

A mass of about 265 kg was found on open shrub farmland. Classification and analysis: 7.96% Ni, 0.443% Co, 182 ppm Cu, 26.6 ppm Ga, 9.52 ppm As, 0.86 ppm W, 100 ppb Re, 1.12 ppm Ir, 4.6 ppm Pt, 1.13 ppm Au; John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 900241567, USA. The main mass remains in Australia, about 100 kg of it were exported with legal permission to the USA by Marvin Killgore, P. O. Box 95, Payson, Arizona 85647, USA. Information: T. Kapitany, Collectors Corner,

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 50'S, 150° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 50'S, 150° 20'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Queensland, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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